LL.Ms in Portugal

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An LL.M. is the first step towards academics in many countries. It presents many opportunity to specialize in a particular field or to undertake thorough research. It can also prove beneficial in obtaining a doctoral level degree in law.

An LLM is a postgraduate program for law students who want advanced training and knowledge in a particular area. Specialization areas may include commercial law, finance, human rights law, tax law, and international business law.

Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic, is a country located in Southwestern Europe, on the Iberian Peninsula. Portugal is 900 years old, and even though it has a relatively small area, it played a crucial role in world history. Universidade do Porto is most popular by foreigners which consist of 11% international students.

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LL.M. in European and Transglobal Business Law

University of Minho - Law School
Campus Full time October 2017 Portugal Braga

This master’s degree provides interdisciplinary training in legal thought and business principles. Students gain a solid theoretical and practical understanding of the following core subjects: global legal traditions and how legal systems evolve; law of the European Union; international taxation; contract, competition and corporate law; international economic law. [+]

Law Degrees in Portugal 2017. This master’s degree provides interdisciplinary training in legal thought and business principles. Students gain a solid theoretical and practical understanding of the following core subjects: global legal traditions and how legal systems evolve; law of the European Union; international taxation; contract, competition and corporate law; international economic law. In the spring term, students enrol in courses and seminars that interest them, covering such topics as law and investment in Brazil, Angola, India, and China; labour law, maritime law, and space law; intellectual property; law and investment in Latin America and Portuguese-speaking Africa. Studying these areas through this LL.M. program opens career doors in business and law, for recent graduates as well as legal practitioners and firm managers. Admission: Title-holders of a degree in Law, Economics, Management, International Relations or legal equivalent. Number of Vacancies: Minimum – 12 Maximum – 20 [-]

Master's degree in Advanced Studies of Public Administration and Public Law

Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Campus or Online Part time 1 year

This master's degree aims to offer an interdisciplinary postgraduate university training for professional work in the field of Public Administration and Public Law, through the acquisition of the most advanced legal, analytical and management techniques. It provides the necessary training to specialise in administrative law, so it is a complement to the master's degree in Law. It also provides the fundamentals for starting to do research in the fields of the master's degree... [+]

Master's degree in Advanced Studies of Public Administration and Public Law This master's degree provides interdisciplinary postgraduate university training for future professionals in the field of public administration and public law. It focuses on the most advanced legal, analytical and management techniques. Since participants are trained to specialise in administrative law, it is a complement to the Master's Degree in Law. Participants also receive instruction in the fundamentals of research in the fields of the Master's Degree. The Faculty of Law offers a special programme that enables students to simultaneously study the Master's Degree in Legal Practice in conjunction with another university master's course taught at the Faculty of Law and thus obtain a law specialisation. For more information please consult the Faculty of Law's website Career opportunities Analysis, management and consultancy in the public sector; specialised practice of public, administrative and regulatory law. Research in the field of public administration, public management and public law. Timetable Classes are held 2 or 3 days a week in the afternoon/evening from 4 to 8 p.m. Language of instruction Catalan/Spanish Student Profile Graduates holding the required academic degrees, public sector employees and private professionals working in the area of public, administrative and regulatory law. FIRST YEAR: Compulsory subjects State Theory and Legal Thought Historical and Legal Analysis of the Public Administration Organization and Political Institutions of the State and Catalonia Public Governance Administrative Organization and Activity Institutions and Policies of the European Union Public Procurement and Management of Public Services Civil Service Law Analysis and Evaluation of Public Policies Public Economics Financial Law Sociology of Public Administrations Work Placement Final Project Optional Subjects OPTIONAL SUBJECTS: In this section you will find the list of all the optional subjects on the curriculum. Before you select the subjects you wish to register for, please make sure that they have been activated. Organizational Communication and Marketing of the Public Administrations Electoral Law Urban Law and Management Economic Regulation, Instrumental Entities and Public Companies Administrative and Social Law Public Integrity Legal Analysis of Prevention and Safety Managerial Skills and Organizational Competencies Electronic Administration Advanced Administrative Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution Administrative Liabilities and Risks Management Environmental Law BRIDGING COURSES:(*) Introduction to Public Law and to the Spanish Legal System (*)After checking the candidate’s transcript, the body responsible for admission can decide that the student must attend and satisfactorily complete some of the subjects that are programmed as bridging courses. Admission qualifications Graduated in Law, Political Sciences, Sociology, Economics, Labour Science, Administration and Business Management, Labour Relations, Management Sciences and related fields. Also graduated of bachelor’s degrees in fields different from the above mentioned, provided that they are holding a postgraduate degree in fields related to this master’s degree or relevant professional or institutional experience that justifies the access to the master’s degree. Specific documentation A part from the compulsory documentarion to pre-enrole to the programme, students must do submit the following documents: documentación adicional: Proof of additional training related to the content of the master's degree: courses, seminars and other training activities Proof of professional experience Proof of knowledge of foreign languages Letters of motivation or recommendation Proof of knowledge of Spanish or Catalan (if applicable) Selection criteria Pre-enrolled students will be selected according to the following criteria: Suitability of the admission qualification: up to 30 point. The following scale will be used to grade qualifications: a. A degree in the field of social sciences and law: up to 30 points. b. A degree in another field: up to 15 points. Evaluation of the student’s academic record in the university degree qualifying them for admission to the master's degree: up to 30 points. Suitability of the professional profile (professional experience in the public or private sector relevant to the content of the master's degree): 20 points. Competence in languages (other than Spanish or Catalan): up to 10 points. Complementary training related to the content of the master's degree (courses, seminars or other training activities, for which proof must be provided): up to 10 points. [-]

Master's Degree in Business and Contractual Law

Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Campus or Online Full time 1 year

Business and contracting are decisive for the forces that drive the region's economy: industry, commerce, real estate, services, agriculture and petrochemicals. This master's degree offers advanced training in the private law applicable to businesses and individuals. The aim is to offer interdisciplinary training as an added value to meet the demand for specialisation and strategies in Spain, the EU and the world in times of growth or crisis... [+]

Law Degrees in Portugal 2017. Master's Degree in Business and Contractual Law Business and contracting are decisive for the forces that drive the region's economy: industry, commerce, real estate, services, agriculture and petrochemicals. This master's degree offers advanced training in the private law applicable to businesses and individuals. The aim is to offer interdisciplinary training as an added value to meet the demand for specialisation and strategies in Spain, the EU and the world in times of growth or crisis. The Faculty of Law offers a special programme that allows to achieve simultaneouly the Master's degree in Legal Practice and other studies of law at master's degree level which allows to the legal especialization. For more information consult the website of the Faculty of Law Career opportunities The programme provides students with fundamental knowledge for attaining professional excellence in various fields: Corporate legal advice. Independent legal advice to businesses. External business auditing and consultancy. Research in universities or research institutes. Comprehensive business advice to domestic and foreign businesses. Business arbitration. Merit points in the Spanish civil service. Language of instruction Spanish FIRST YEAR: Compulsory subjects Company Law Company Taxation Law Insolvency Law National and International Employment Law New Perspectives on Contract Law  Contracts in Real Estate Law Comercial Law Contract Taxation Law Conflicts Resolution and Arbitration Evidence Law on Business Ligation  Litigation in Internacional Business Final Master's Project Work Experience Methodological Contributions of Legal Thought BRIDGING COURSES Introduction to Law and to the Spanish Legal System Admission qualifications A university degree in law, labour science, business administration and management, economics, business administration, industrial relations, employment, or a related field. Specific documents As well as the compulsory documentation required for pre-enrolment on the programme, students must also submit the following documents: Curriculum vitae Academic transcript Documentary accreditation of knowledge of foreign languages Selection criteria Pre-enrolled students will be selected according to the following criteria: Suitability of the admission qualification: up to 60 points. Qualifications will be graded in accordane with the following scale: a. A degree in Law: up to 60 points b. A degree in another field: up to 30 points Evaluation of the student’s academic record in the university degree qualifying them for admission to the master's degree: up to 20 points. Competence in languages other than the ones in which the course is taught: up to 10 points. The Admissions Committee for the master's degree may establish mechanisms in addition to the presentation of language certificates, such as interviews or language placement tests. Complementary training related to the content of the master's degree (courses, seminars or other training activities, for which proof must be provided): up to 10 points. [-]

Advanced LL.M. in International Business Law

Católica Global School of Law
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 Portugal Lisbon + 1 more

This LL.M. is one of the few programmes specifically designed for those attorneys who seek to develop a professional career in international business law. [+]

Advanced LL.M. in International Business Law This LL.M. is one of the few programmes specifically designed for those attorneys who seek to develop a professional career in international business law. WHY INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS LAW For those who choose the specialization in International Business Law the programme offers an innovative approach to transnational, Anglo-American and European business law. It covers a wide range of topics, such as contracts, project finance, commercial and investment arbitration, corporate law, securities regulation, EU internal market, and international tax law. Key features An intensive, advanced programme, directed specifically to those who seek an active and international professional practice of Business Law: It exceeds the expectations and demands of both experienced lawyers, who want to deepen their skills and knowledge, and young associates seeking to enhance their opportunities in an international career; It also provides an environment in which those who seek an academic career can hone their academic skills while specializing in specific areas of law. A true international programme Students come from a wide range of backgrounds and countries. Our outstanding faculty includes prominent scholars from prestigious American and European universities and top lawyers from international law firms. Using interactive and innovative teaching methods, our faculty is able to utilize Católica’s extensive and modern resources to engage students in an exciting and meaningful way. LL.M. Católica is one of the few LL.M. programmes in continental Europe that has been successful in bringing together top international academics and professionals from both Europe and the United States. LL.M. Católica is one of the finest and most respected LL.M. programmes in all of Europe. PROGRAMME INFORMATION Attendance Advanced LL.M in International Business Law is a one year programme, running from September to July. The academic calendar is structured into three terms with classes generally held on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday mornings. Students must complete a total of 60 ECTS credits to meet the LL.M. degree requirements. This includes courses and seminars. Students may choose to enrol in the programme on a part-time basis, extending the coursework over two academic years. This option allows busy professionals to set their own pace of study. The Case Method Classes will have a dual nature, emphasizing both practice and theory. Through the application of the case method teaching technique, students will be faced with difficult, yet practical problem-solving scenarios where in-depth analysis and reasoning will have to be applied. Serious preparation outside class is required. Class discussion is encouraged and will be factored into the students’ final grade. Class attendance is supplemented by Católica Global School of Law website which features additional study materials and allows for enhanced student-faculty interaction. Conferences The programme is enriched with a regular series of academic and professional conferences hosted by Católica Global School of Law. These conferences bring the brightest and most respected legal minds, along with renowned international personalities, to Universidade Católica. Such conferences give our students the opportunity to meet, network, and interact with influential members of the international legal community. Seminars During the academic year, enrolment in particular LL.M. seminars is made available to practitioners, who are not enrolled in the programme. Their participation not only enhances our programme’s diversity and increases the breath of intellectual conversation, but provides a networking opportunity for both the LL.M. students and the professional community. DOUBLE DEGREES Católica Global School of Law offers three double degrees. One has been established with the King´s College in London. After completing the broadband curricular phase of the LL.M. at CGSL, the student will have the opportunity to specialize in a particular branch of Global Law, by attending courses and taking advantage of the library resources at King's College, allowing him or her to produce a piece of cutting edge global legal scholarship. Católica Global School of Law´s students have also the opportunity to continue their studies in the MASTER OF LAWS (LL.M.) programme at Cornell University Law School. They will obtain a strong international academic experience, as well as two degrees from cutting edge global institutions. This additional degree from an Ivy League University will also allow students (complying with certain requirements in the LL.M.) to sit for the New York Bar exam. Católica Global School of Law LL.M.´s students have the opportunity to continue their studies in the MASTER OF LAWS (LL.M.) programme at The University of Michigan Law School. They will obtain a strong international academic experience, as well as two degrees from cutting edge global institutions. This additional degree will also allow students (complying with certain requirements in the LL.M.) to sit for the New York Bar exam. Accepted students will benefit from a 1/3 discount in the Michigan LL.M. important tuition. Católica Global School of Law LL.M.´s students have now the opportunity to continue their studies at Boston University School of Law. They will obtain a strong international academic experience, as well as two degrees from two global institutions. This additional degree will also allow students (complying with certain requirements in the LL.M.) to sit for the New York Bar exam. SCHOLARSHIPS & TUITION FEES Scholarships may be granted to a limited number of students on the basis of merit. To apply, please send a request letter describing your particular circumstances. Millennium BCP Scholarships For applicants from Poland, we offer three scholarships worth € 13.333,33 Católica Scholarships Half tuition waiver – two grants for applicants from both Brazil and China Tuition Fees Full-time programme: 1 year OPTION 1 € 12.000 due on July 20 OPTION 2 € 13.000 payable in 10 monthly installments (between July and April) Part-time programme: 2 years OPTION 3 € 13.200 payable in 2 installments OPTION 4 € 13.860 payable in 6 installments Master’s Thesis:€ 1.650 Additional Semester Abroad:€ 2.175 Entry Requirements All LL.M. candidates must have a law degree and professional experience. Preference will be given to candidates with a strong academic record and those with rich professional experience. You may submit your application at any time. LL.M. applications must be completed with all required documentation. Successful applicants will be sent a formal offer of admission signed by the LL.M. Director. Applicants should submit the following documents: 2 Letters of recommendation (in English or in Portuguese) Official transcripts from schools attended (in English or in Portuguese); Curriculum Vitae (in English) with dates and lengths of employment (maximum two pages long) Official letter of dispatch for students sponsored by corporations or other organizations Official TOEFL / IELTS score report, or certificate. Copy of Identity Card or Passport Copy of Fiscal Identification Number card 1 Photo The required materials (certified copies of the original documents) must be posted to: GEFAP | Universidade Católica Portuguesa Palma de Cima | 1649-023 Lisboa | Portugal [-]

LL.M. Law in A European and Global Context

Católica Global School of Law
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Portugal Lisbon

This is a programme like no other offered in Europe. Our aim is to teach Law in a European and Global Context and to do so with a top international faculty and employing new methodologies and pedagogical techniques. [+]

Law Degrees in Portugal 2017. LL.M. Law in A European and Global Context This is a programme like no other offered in Europe. It is not simply one more programme focusing on European and International Law, our aim is to teach Law in a European and Global Context and to do so with a top international faculty and employing new methodologies and pedagogical techniques. WHY LAW IN A EUROPEAN AND GLOBAL CONTEXT Law is changing. Lawyers increasingly need to operate in the context of a plurality of jurisdictions and legal sources. As a consequence, a growing number of legal actors (in courts as outside courts and even in the legislative process) need to operate in multiple jurisdictions and be comfortable working with different legal sources. At the same time, economic and social integration increases the multinational character of the cases in which lawyers are called in to assist on a daily basis. This has also given rise to an emerging international market for legal services. All this requires a different type of lawyer from the traditional lawyer trained exclusively in a particular domestic legal system. It requires a truly international legal education, where courses are specifically tailored to meet the challenges of this pluralism of legal sources and jurisdictions. This is the purpose of this Master/LL.M. Degree on Law in a European and Global Context. The programme will adopt the approach to teaching that Joseph Weiler has coined as “Total Law™”. This represents a bold pedagogical and intellectual break with the traditional ways of teaching Law. The students enrolled in this course will face a huge effort with which most will be unfamiliar: it will demand a sustained level of very high commitment, preparation and engagement. But the rewards will be rich: both in intellectual excitement and professional formation. PROGRAMME INFORMATION Attendance and ECTS This LL.M. is a one year full-time programme, running from September to July. The academic calendar is structured into three terms. Students must complete a total of 60 ECTS to meet the LL.M. degree requirements. This will include at least five core seminars. Semester Abroad Students are encouraged to take advantage of the exchange agreements with top American and European Law Schools, and attend an additional semester abroad. Master’s Thesis Students approved in a Master of Laws Thesis will receive a Master Diploma, according to the Bologna Declaration. Brazilian students approved in a Master of Laws Thesis will receive a Master Diploma which may be recognized as a “Diploma de Mestrado” in Brazil. Students are allowed to enrol in courses from the Advanced LL.M. in International Business Law, such as: Common Law Contracts Comparative Corporate Taxation Corporate Law and Securities Regulation Fundamentals of Accounting and Finance Intellectual Property and Competition Law International Energy Law International Environmental Law Law Business and Society in China Strategic Decision Making for Lawyers Trends of Evolution of the EU Institutional Framework DOUBLE DEGREES Católica Global School of Law offers three double degrees. One has been established with the King´s College in London. After completing the broadband curricular phase of the LL.M. at CGSL, the student will have the opportunity to specialize in a particular branch of Global Law, by attending courses and taking advantage of the library resources at King's College, allowing him or her to produce a piece of cutting edge global legal scholarship. Católica Global School of Law?s students have also the opportunity to continue their studies in the MASTER OF LAWS (LL.M.) programme at Cornell University Law School. They will obtain a strong international academic experience, as well as two degrees from cutting edge global institutions. This additional degree from an Ivy League University will also allow students (complying with certain requirements in the LL.M.) to sit for the New York Bar exam. Católica Global School of Law LL.M.?s students have the opportunity to continue their studies in the MASTER OF LAWS (LL.M.) programme at The University of Michigan Law School. They will obtain a strong international academic experience, as well as two degrees from cutting edge global institutions. This additional degree will also allow students (complying with certain requirements in the LL.M.) to sit for the New York Bar exam. Accepted students will benefit from a 1/3 discount in the Michigan LL.M. important tuition. Católica Global School of Law LL.M.´s students have now the opportunity to continue their studies at Boston University School of Law. They will obtain a strong international academic experience, as well as two degrees from two global institutions. This additional degree will also allow students (complying with certain requirements in the LL.M.) to sit for the New York Bar exam. SCHOLARSHIPS & TUITION FEES Scholarships may be granted to a limited number of students on the basis of merit. To apply, please send a request letter describing your particular circumstances. Millennium BCP Scholarships For applicants from Greece, Poland and Romania, three scholarships worth € 13.333,33 Católica Scholarships Half tuition waiver – two grants for applicants from both Brazil and China Tuition Fees LL.M Law in a European Context: € 14.000 (Instalment policy available) Master’s Thesis: € 1.650 Additional Semester Abroad: € 2.175 Entry Requirements All LL.M. candidates must hold a first degree in law. Preference will be given to candidates with strong academic record. You may submit your application at any time. LL.M. applications must be completed with all required documentation. Successful applicants will be sent a formal letter of admission. Applicants should submit the following documents: Two Letters of recommendation (in English or in Portuguese) Official transcripts from schools attended (in English or in Portuguese); Curriculum Vitae (in English) with dates and lengths of employment (maximum two pages long) Official letter of dispatch for students sponsored by corporations or other organizations Official TOEFL / IELTS score report, or certificate. Copy of Identity Card or Passport 1 Photo The required materials (certified copies of the original documents) must be posted to: GEFAP | Universidade Católica Portuguesa Palma de Cima | 1649-023 Lisboa | Portugal [-]